Countrywide Financial

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Former Employee - Manager in Plano, TX
Former Employee - Manager in Plano, TX

I worked at Countrywide Financial full-time (more than 3 years)

Pros

good co workers good benefits

Cons

sweat shop, bankrupt bankrupt bankrupt bankrupt bankrupt

Advice to ManagementAdvice

less management

Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

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    The best first job I ever could have asked for

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    Former Employee - Sales Manager in Phoenix, AZ
    Former Employee - Sales Manager in Phoenix, AZ

    I worked at Countrywide Financial full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    people, atmosphere, pay, and PAY. Some of the smartest and most driven people were my colleagues. I met some of my best friends, made very good money and had a great time while doing it. The company was very professional, yet there was a very team oriented brotherhood.

    Cons

    Long hours, lack of advanced training. Of course there is going to be some bad apples. In every company you work plenty of uneducated, bad employees walk through the doors, but they were weeded out quickly.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    The credit crisis of 2008 was a problem not only for this one but for most of the world. I don't think there was much they could have done to mitigate that. Could they have weathered the storm better...yes, but a sale to Bank of America for around 4 Billion wan't terrible. The loss of stock price and equity for many employee's was something that was a hard pill to swallow, but like many other companies during the bubble it could have been worse.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    Good

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    Former Employee - Financial Services Representative in Dallas, TX
    Former Employee - Financial Services Representative in Dallas, TX

    I worked at Countrywide Financial

    Pros

    Location, Salary, People, on site cafeteria

    Cons

    Less opportunity for advancement than other companies

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    thanks for not being micro managers

    Disapproves of CEO
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